Why Do I Delight: Kresge Eminent Artist Shirley Woodson at Detroit Artist Market

Green Vase Nocturnal for Toni Morrison, 2021, acrylic on canvas, photo: K.A. Letts

Shirley Woodson, recently named Kresge Eminent Artist for 2021, is the subject of a retrospective exhibit honoring her work and life at Detroit Artist Market. The exhibit will be on display until October 23. Woodson is an accomplished artist, a veteran educator, an avid collector; she has also been a mentor to countless young Detroit artists throughout her 60-year career. A monograph produced by the Kresge Foundation,  “A Palette for the People.” is now available at no charge in a print edition and for download. Woodson is also the recipient of a no-strings-attached $50,000 prize. To read my full review, go here

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